South Sudan: UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund allocates $2 million to critical Ebola activities

The UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated $2 million to support critical Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) preparedness activities that protect an estimated 440,000 people in high-risk areas, as the EVD outbreak continues in bordering Democratic Republic of Congo …

Headcounts show reduction in number of people sheltering in two of South Sudan’s largest displacement sites

Juba Reports released by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in South Sudan show a decline in the number of people in two of the country’s largest displacement hubs: Wau and Bentiu displacement sites.

Recent headcounts indicate that 114,330 people …

Sudan’s Bashir says border with Eritrea reopens after being shut for a year

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said on Thursday that his country was reopening its border with Eritrea, which has been shut for about a year.

Sudan closed the border in early January, 2018, after Bashir announced a six-month state of emergency …

UNICEF Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report, December 2018 – Year End

Highlights

From the 19th of December there have been civil protests which have also affected children. UNICEF is closely monitoring and regularly com-municating with Government authorities at Federal and State levels to raise our concerns and advocate for the protection …

Facebook Deletes Hundreds Of ‘Inauthentic’ Pages Linked To Iran

Facebook says it has removed almost 800 “coordinated, inauthentic” pages, groups, and accounts directed from Iran that were part of a manipulation campaign operating in more than 20 countries.

The world’s biggest social network said on January 31 that it …

South Sudan vaccinates health workers against Ebola

Yambio� The Ministry of Health of South Sudan, with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other partners, today started vaccinating health workers and …

Independent Evaluation of the UNHCR South Sudanese Refugee Response in White Nile State, Sudan (2013 – 2018)

Executive Summary

Evaluation Subject, Purpose and Scope

UNHCR Sudan commissioned this evaluation for the purpose of accountability and learning, with an emphasis on generating lessons learnt and identifying examples of good practice to support improvements to the ongoing refugee response …